One of the leading landscape journals, and the key publication for interdisciplinary research on all forms of landscape

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Our Journal

Landscape Research, our academic journal, is a fully peer-reviewed and Impact-Factor listed journal containing articles, critical review essays, photo essays and book review forums.

Editorial team update on Covid-19, 2 April 2020

The Journal’s global coverage and wide-ranging disciplinary nature makes it an ideal resource for both landscape academics and practitioners. It is uniquely placed to cover all multi, inter and transdisciplinary research encompassing the breadth of landscape studies.

Published by Taylor & Francis, the journal is well-respected and solidly established with a consistently growing readership, impact factor and citation rates. Our experienced Editorial team, led by Professor Emma Waterton, has a global coverage and outlook with representatives across three continents and a range of expertise.

LRG members receive online and paper copies of the journal and access to the entire archive of articles from 1977. View the current issue online.

Call for A Commissioned Review on “Landscapes of Care

As part of our ongoing series of Commissioned Reviews, the Editorial Team at Landscape Research is now inviting applications for a grant of up to £2,000 to support the production of a peer-reviewed paper that responds to the theme of ‘landscapes of care’. More details can be found here.

Application deadline: 15 July 2022.

More details and the application form can be downloaded here.

Ethos of Care

The Editors strive towards an encouraging and constructive relationship with its authors and believes in an “ethos of care”1 through the peer review process, which is already demonstrated by its experienced panel of reviewers. It is also committed to encouraging and enabling inclusive academic debate and has produced an Inclusive Practices: Language and Writing Guideline. This document has been developed to help authors avoid using discriminatory language and/or marginalising practices when preparing their manuscripts.

Landscape Research Journal is unique in academic publishing to have an Academic Support Editor, Dr Paul Brindley, whose role is to provide an additional layer of support for new authors of innovative, original submissions who require assistance in navigating the peer review process. We welcome good quality manuscripts relating to all aspects of landscape. The guidelines on the submission process can be found here.

  • Impact factor for 2020: 2.055
  • CiteScore for 2020: 3.4
  • 132,000 article downloads in 2020
  • 40 days average from submission to first decision
  • Eight issues a year, including special guest-edited themed issues
  • Google Scholar 2021 places Landscape Research third in its Top 20 list of landscape-focused journals

1 Vera Vicenzotti & Emma Waterton (2021) Practicing care in a global pandemic, Landscape Research, 46:1, 1-7, DOI: 10.1080/01426397.2021.1873485

Editorial Team

Professor Emma Waterton

School of Social Sciences,
Western Sydney University, Australia

Maggie Roe

Consulting Editor
School of Architecture, Planning & Landscape, Newcastle University, UK

Professor Vanesa Castan Broto

Associate Editor
UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, Faculty of the Built Environment & Urban Institute, University of Sheffield, UK

Dr Andrew Butler

Associate Editor
Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning & Management, SLU Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Dr Mark R. Eischeid

Assistant Editor
Department of Landscape Architecture, The University of Oregon, USA

Dr Federica Larcher

Assistant Editor
Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences (DISAFA), University of Turin, Italy

Associate Professor Stephen Livesley

Assistant Editor
School of Ecosystems and Forest Science, University of Melbourne, Australia

Dr Bo Yang

Assistant Editor
School of Landscape Architecture and Planning, The University of Arizona, USA

Dr Paul Brindley Academic Support Editor

Dr Paul Brindley

Academic Support Editor
Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Sheffield, UK

Dr Laura Menatti

Book Reviews Editor
Bordeaux School of Architecture and
Landscape, France & University of the Basque Country, Spain

Vanika Arora

Pre-Editor Assistant
Australia Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University, Australia

Dr Hayley Saul

Pre-Editor Assistant
School of Social Sciences, Western Sydney University, Australia

Zannah Matson

Social Media Editor
School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph, Canada


Editorial management
Canterbury, UK

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